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Simply Secure

Founded in 2014, Simply Secure is a nonprofit 501(c)3 consultancy that helps designers make security features, like two-factor authentication, more transparent and user-friendly. The organization provides user research, UX guidance, and security audits to companies and other organizations, and has partners in Open Technology Fund,, and the Mozilla Foundation. Executive director Scout Sinclair Brody hails from Google, where she was a product manager; design director Ame Elliott came from Ideo. Simply Secure also conducts research into topics like user attitudes toward mobile message, police surveillance, and app loyalty programs to help designers focus on solving problems that matter and help users safeguard their own privacy.

2018: Design
headquarters: San Francisco, CA
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